Tag: federal-parliamentary system

Proposals For Genuine Constitutional Reform in The Philippines

Editor’s introduction: With Philippine House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s Congressional proposals for constitutional reform falling well short of the wholesale reform required to modernise the governance and economy of The Philippines, Eurasia Future’s director Adam Garrie has formally endorsed the suggestions for meaningful constitutional reform in The Philippines as drafted by Orion […]

Duterte Endorses Bongbong Marcos as His Successor Using Highly Parliamentary Language

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has become skilled at trolling his increasingly few but increasingly outspoken critics who congregate around the opposition Liberal Party. Duterte has made no secret of the fact that he believes the current Vice President (elected separately to the President) Leni Robredo is not up to the task […]

A Rejection of Federal-Parliamentary Reforms in The Philippines is a Rejection of National Confidence

A confident nation is able to withstand a great leap into the unknown while a nation aware of its problems but too timid to apply the correct solutions to these problems will see its economic, social and political conditions continue to deteriorate. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s proposed federal reforms and […]

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s New Position Gives a Small Glimpse of What Life Would be Like in a Proper Parliamentary System

Debates on whether Gloria Macapagal Arroyo well make a good House Speaker are ultimately unrelated to debates on whether her long Presidency was successful or not. Suffice to say, her economic record was better than all of her post-1987 predecessors and her overall record was far better than her immediate successor. […]